Remembering Benigno 'Ninoy' Aquino Jr.

Aquino 2nd term
up in LP meeting

Senate President Franklin Drilon on Thursday confirmed that he had endorsed a meeting among Liberal Party (LP) members to discuss the issue of Charter change.


Ice bucket challenge
pioneer dies

One of the co-pioneers of the viral fundraiser “Ice Bucket Challenge” died last weekend at age 27 in a diving accident.


Aquino gets draft
of Bangsamoro law

The draft of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law has been presented to President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday night.


Makati building:
CoA sees red flags

The Commission on Audit will conduct a special audit of the construction of an allegedly overpriced P2.3-billion Makati City parking building, with COA Chair Grace Pulido-Tan noting “red flags” such as the division of the project into several phases and questioning the quick award of the contracts.


What Ninoy Aquino
would have said

What would then Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. have said to the Filipino people on Aug. 21, 1983, the day he arrived in the country after a three-year stay in the US? Below is the late senator’s undelivered speech in English and Filipino as released by Malacañang on his 31st death anniversary.


Ninoy Aquino’s 7
acts of defiance

Six acts of defiance, one of which ended in the death of a man, sparked a seventh, which started the rebirth of a democracy.


Photos, memories
by Ed Santiago

For 41 years, photographs on this page were stashed in a sealed envelope that occupied a place of honor among his “chaotic” files—a vast collection of black-and-whites, his life’s work.


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